Dalton Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Electric and Fireplaces, Inc Blog: Archive for May, 2016

A UV Air Sanitizer Can Help Your AC This Summer

Monday, May 30th, 2016

There are a number of fantastic indoor air quality devices we carry that remove harmful contaminants from circulating through your indoor air. One of the most powerful of these devices is the UV air sanitizer. This system specifically targets organic pollutants such as mold spores, bacteria, viruses, germs, and more.

The ultraviolet rays emitted from the lamps in a UV air sanitizer disrupt the cellular functions of the cells, killing off microorganisms and preventing them from spreading. It does this without even slowing down the airflow through your ventilation system or using harmful chemicals.

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When Did You Last Have AC Repairs Done?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

With spring upon us and summer soon on its way, you’ll soon be turning on your air conditioner and have it running for large portions of the day. Right now your AC use is probably pretty minimal, but it could be a good idea to turn it on now and make sure it doesn’t have any obvious problems.

If you do notice issues that are anything short of full system breakdown, you’re likely tempted to wait for repairs until a time you really need your air conditioner to work. However, this could be a mistake since your AC could end up quitting on you when you need it the most. Below we’ve listed a couple reasons you should schedule AC repairs in advance, before you actually need the system.

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Is your Geothermal System Ready for Replacement?

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Geothermal cooling is one of the most efficient ways to condition your air during the summer. This type of ground-source cooling uses the steady temperature of the earth, which varies only slightly no matter what the surface temperature is. Geothermal systems are remarkable durable, however just like any other type of appliance they wear down over time.

If you do have a geothermal system you use for cooling, then it is important to be aware of the signs that it is in disrepair, or possibly is even ready to be replaced. Keep reading for some common indicators.

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Why Isn’t My Air Conditioner Cooling My Home?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

When summertime hits, the last thing you want to be stuck with is a malfunctioning air conditioner. So when you go to turn in on the first time the weather warms up to discover it’s blowing out lukewarm air, your initial reaction may be to panic and start shopping for a new air conditioner. Before you jump to any conclusions though, be sure to read below to discover some common reasons that your AC might not be cooling. Sometimes it’s as simple as a quick repair!

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Don’t Be Stumped By These Common AC Problems

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

As we approach warmer temperatures, you want to ensure that your air conditioner is working as effectively and efficiently as possible. Of course, in order to do so it must be installed by a professional and properly maintained to ensure you don’t run into any issues. Even with this however, your air conditioner may have repair needs from time to time. We’ve highlighted some of the most common air conditioning problems that homeowners face below.

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